Scott Nicholas Gettinger MD

Associate Professor Of Medicine (Medical Oncology)


Departments & Organizations

Cancer Center, Yale: Thoracic Oncology Program | Developmental Therapeutics

Internal Medicine: Medical Oncology

Developmental Therapeutics

Biography

Dr. Scott Gettinger, assistant professor of medicine in the Section of Medical Oncology, is involved in the Yale Cancer Center's multidisciplinary disease programs for head and neck and lung cancer. Gettinger, who came to Yale from Beth Israel Medical Center, is working closely with the Head and Neck Cancer Program to develop innovative therapies for these diseases, with the goal of improving the efficacy of current treatment modalities with particular attention to patients' quality of life. He has also joined the Yale-New Haven Thoracic Oncology Program and will be involved in designing and launching clinical trials exploring newer treatment options for lung cancer patients.

Education

  • B.S., Trinity College (CT) , 1991
  • M.D., State University of New York At Brooklyn College , 1999